Alistar vs Zilean Counter Build

How to Win Alistar vs Zilean Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Zilean as Alistar in LoL

How to Beat Zilean as Alistar

2,437 Alistar vs Zilean Matchups Analyzed

We at MOBA Champion analyze millions of ranked League of Legends games each week. In our data, Alistar faced Zilean 2437 times. Including so many games with Alistar vs Zilean provides us a lot of faith in our capacity to produce actionable stats and a solid build to annihilate your rival This champ pairing is fairly rare. Alistar has to counter Zilean in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Unfortunately, Alistar has done a terrible job of countering Zilean. Normally, he wins a lowly 45.7% of matches the champions face off with one another in. In Alistar vs Zilean rounds, Alistar’s side is 0.1% more probable to get first blood. This implies that he most likely will get first blood versus Zilean.

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Best Alistar Items to Counter Zilean

The best items to have in your Alistar versus Zilean build include Locket of the Iron Solari, Thornmail, and Bulwark of the Mountain. When Alistar combined at least these three pieces in his build, he performed significantly better versus Zilean than with most other commonly used builds. In fact, Alistar had an average win rate of 57.6% when playing against Zilean with this counter build.

Best Alistar Runes to Counter Zilean

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Celerity Rune Celerity
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking
Hextech Flashtraption Rune Hextech Flashtraption
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the highest chance of crushing Zilean as Alistar, you should use the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Celerity, Waterwalking, Hextech Flashtraption, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the runes players chose for Alistar vs Zilean fights, this order of runes yielded the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes provided a 44.5% winrate overall.

We have also shown the top Zilean runes to duel Alistar in order to help you interpret how he will likely be kitted out versus you.


1.8 | Alistar Zilean | 2.6


5.9 | Alistar Zilean | 4.8


12.3 | Alistar Zilean | 12.9

Alistar vs Zilean Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here feature several vital Alistar versus Zilean counter stats that can help you understand the differences and similarities between this pair of champions. As an example, Alistar’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.4 is less than Zilean’s KDA ratio of 3.2, showing that Alistar may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Zilean..

Alistar usually has a similar longest killing spree as his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. Commonly, he receives more damage than Zilean. This often reflects differing health capacities, yet it can also indicate that the one champ has less mobility and thus is unable to escape further harm when poked or engaged.

In Alistar vs Zilean matchups, Alistar usually takes fewer minion kills than Zilean. Champs who on average don't finish with a lot of minion kills usually do not have to have much CS to be effective. They are able to scale fully off their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with scores of minion kills, such as hyper-carries, typically need a lot of gold to be effective. In either situation, try to outperform the values presented here to do well.

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Num. Killing Sprees

0.3 | Alistar Zilean | 0.54

Largest Multi-Kill

0.81 | Alistar Zilean | 0.95

Damage Dealt

7,524 | Alistar Zilean | 12,005

Damage Taken

21,607 | Alistar Zilean | 14,503

Healing Done

7,711 | Alistar Zilean | 5,524

Vision Score

46 | Alistar Zilean | 45

Gold Earned

7,389 | Alistar Zilean | 8,371

Minions Killed

33 | Alistar Zilean | 49

Dragons Killed

0.03 | Alistar Zilean | 0.05

Barons Killed

0 | Alistar Zilean | 0.01


1.7 | Alistar Zilean | 2.08


0.45 | Alistar Zilean | 0.56

CC Duration (sec)

96 | Alistar Zilean | 160

Experience Earned

9,668 | Alistar Zilean | 11,186

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 2,437 Alistar vs Zilean matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Zilean as Alistar comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.